thunar: should not require xfce4-panel as dependency

Rich Rudnick rich at
Sat Mar 22 01:40:49 UTC 2008

Jochen Kupperschmidt wrote:
> Package: thunar
> Version: 0.9.0-4ubuntu1
> Severity: normal
> As the Thunar README states, Thunar can optionally use `xfce4-panel`
> (4.3.90 or above) for the trash applet.  However, it is not always
> desired to have `xfce4-panel` installed as well, e.g. when using Thunar
> as a file manager in a non-KDE/GNOME/XFCE environment with another panel
> or tray/dock application or none at all.
> xfce4-panel might be made an optional dependency or the relevant part
> (the trash applet) might be split off the original package.  On a side
> note, other packages that depend on `xfce4-panel` could also profit from
> this, e.g. `xfdesktop4` or `orage`.
> This report should probably be forwarded to the Debian
> developers/maintainers.


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